Gobi and 8 Lakes

Tours - Classic Tours
Price: $52
12 Days / 11 Nights
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Description

A classic combination of Jeep tours and horseback adventures. During the tour you will explore the best of the Gobi desert and central Mongolia.

Eight lakes, also known locally as Shuranga, is one of the best places for doing horseback riding.  Enjoy being surrounded by breathtaking mountain landscapes and discover for yourself if there really are 8 lakes.

This trip is one of our most attractive tours offered to our clients seeking adventure, wild nature and want to experience local nomadic family culture.

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Fare

 Ger Camp/Nomadic Family Tour:

6 people: 104 USD per person/per day
5 people: 108 USD per person/per day
4 people: 114 USD per person/per day
3 people: 122 USD per person/per day
2 people: 141 USD per person/per day
1 person: 192 USD-perday

Budget (Tent) Tour:
6 people: 52 USD per person/per day
5 people: 55 USD per person/per day
4 people: 61 USD per person/per day
3 people: 70 USD per person/per day
2 people: 90 USD per person/per day
1 person: 180 USD per day

Included

Accommodation during the trip
Driver + Patrol
English speaking tour assistant/cook
All meals as displayed in the itinerary
Horse guides for every 4 pax
Riding horses, packing yaks, and horses
Bottled water supply 

Not included

International airfare
Personal items
Optional activity costs
Alcoholic drinks
Travel insurance

Highlights

Group size
2-12 people
Accommodation
Family staying
12 nights Transportation
Jeep and horses
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Itinerary

DAY 1 Baga Gazriin Chuluu
We will start with a full day trip out to the Baga Gazriin Chuluu Ruins. A picturesque Mountain Baga Gazriin Chuluu is one of the most attractive areas of the Gobi desert. With at an elevation of 1.768m, it is located in the granite belt.

The ruins of a small monastery are on the south east part of the mountain. The area has got many species of wild animals and birds, such as ibex, argali, vultures, hawks and eagles.

At the ruins, there are some mineral water springs and trees a top the many beautiful rocky hills. On the way we will stop for a lunch at Zorgol Khairkhan Mountain, and then we will continue to drive to the first campsite of our trip. Once we get there, we will have free time to wander around the mountains and do some hiking.

Stay overnight in this area. (Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 2 Drive To Yoliin Am
After having breakfast at the family, we will start driving to Yoliin Am, which is a deep narrow gorge in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains of the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park, covering 70 sq.kms. There is a small natural museum at the entrance of the National park which exhibits a collection of dinosaur eggs, bones, stuffed birds and snow leopard. This place is also very rich by the rare plants.

After we seeing the museum at the entrance we will drive about 10kms to get to the car parking where we leave our car there and walk a head to the ice gorge and stream for a several kms. In the winter time, the stream freezes several kms into the gorge.

Once we wandering around the gorge, we will get back to our car and drive to the campsite we will stay there for tonight. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 3 Drive To Khongoriin Els Sand Dunes
After having breakfast, we will drive to the sand dunes called Khongoriin Els. The Khongoriin Els sand dunes lie north of the Baruunsaikhan Mountain in the northern part of the Sevrei and Zuulun Mountains.

The Khongoriin Els is one of the largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia and they are up to 200m high, 12km wide and about 100km long. The largest dunes are at the northwest corner of the range. You can climb to the top of the sand dunes and then slide back down on the plastic bags. The views of the desert from the top are wonderful.

Climbing to the top of the dunes during the sunset gives you an amazing panoramic view of the surrounding desert, to the north lies the Khongoriin River.

We will stay overnight in a family ger. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 4 Climbing To The Sand Dunes
Today after breakfast, we have the option of riding camels around the sand dunes before lunch time.
After having lunch with our host family, we will climb to the top of the biggest sand dune.

We will stay overnight in a local family's ger. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 5 Driving To The Bayanzag /Flaming Cliffs/
After having breakfast this morning, we will drive to the Bayanzag which is an important fossil finds have been made. It was given name by American paleontologist Roy Chapman who visited there in the 1920s.

The area is the most famous place for finding the first discovery of dinosaur fossils. There is a picturesque saxaul forest the place is named after and colorful rocks which is brilliantly colorful.

We will visit Mongolian family there and will staying overnight with their ger. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 6 Driving To Ongiin Khiid
After having breakfast in the family at the Bayanzag, we will head off to Saikhan Ovoo which is a small village in the Middle Gobi province. The bend in the river marks, the remains of two ruined monasteries, the Barlim Khiid on the north bank and the Khutagt Khiid on the south.

The monastery used to have about 500 monks and built in the late 18th century for dedicating the first visit to Mongolia by a Dalai Lama. The monastery was reopened in 1990 and current Dalai Lama visited in 1992.

After we explore the ruins of the Ongiin Khiid we will drive to the campsite for staying overnight tonight. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 7 Drive To Horse Riding Destination – Naiman Nuur
After having breakfast at the town hostel, we will start driving to Shuranga for preparing our horse trip with Mongolian family where we will get our horses, packing yaks and local horse guides for our horseback riding trip for next riding days.

Once we arrived at the family, we will be introduced and get used to our horses and helping to cook and having brilliant Mongolian barbeque for dinner. We will get experienced of Mongolian culture, way of life of nomadic families.

Stay overnight in a ger. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 8 We are starting our horseback riding trip for next 3 days
This morning we will start our horseback riding tour. After having breakfast, we will pack our staff on some packing yaks and ride to Shireet Lake, which is the biggest one in other 7 lakes.
DAY 9 We are starting our horseback riding trip for next 3 days
During the day we will see great landscapes, a beautiful lake and one of the wildest and unspoiled travel destinations of Mongolia.
DAY 10 We are starting our horseback riding trip for next 3 days
The Shireet Lake is perfect for photo-shooting and camping overnight. We highly recommend this area for our customers who want to experience adventurous horseback riding. We will stay overnight in our tents and families. After 3 days of horseback riding we will reach Orkhon Waterfall.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 11 Drive To Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes
This morning after having breakfast we will drive to Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes which is a semi desert typed beautiful landscape with big sand dunes. We will have our lunch on the way and will be transferred to a next family ger. We are going to have an optional camel riding before dinner. After having dinner we can hike around the sand dunes. We can possibly see the sunset brilliantly in the area. Stay overnight in a ger.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
DAY 12 Drive Back To Ulaanbaatar
After bidding farewell to our host family, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. When we arrive in Ulaanbaatar, we drop you off at your local hostel or hotel for the night.
(Breakfast and Lunch)

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